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THE SOLDIER. 







That is the Soldier's horse 
which throws 
Its noble feet so far : - 
Twill bear him in the battle- 

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And stand the brunt ol war. 



CATCHING THE HORSE. 




Here the little boy lias come 

To try if he. can catch him ; 
But with what shrewd and 
cunning eyes 
The horse appears to watch 
him. 



"HORSE EXERCISING • 




To give the nag an appetite, 
And make him tall and 
strong, 

The boy is leading him -about* 
And trotting him along. 



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HORSE IN TRAINING. 




Thehorse above is training 

now 
To gallop in a race ; 
And during summer it will 

run 
At York; or some such place* 



READY FOR STARTING. 




The owner of this useful beast 

Is ready for a ride ; 
And ml it is equipped with 
reins 

And everything beside. 



HUNTING-HORSE. 




Hurra ! the hunter clears the 



gate 



Without a single fall :] 
He would have leap 'd it quite 
as well, 
If it had been a wallJ 



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MILLER'S HORSE. 




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And here you have a miller's 

I horse 

Proceeding on his way, 
And bringing us a paek of 
I flour 

To make our bread to-day^ 



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RACE-HORSE. 




How gallantly lie flies along 

Amid the shouts of men ! 
Perhaps you nevermore may 

see 
[ So fine a horse again. 









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LADY'S PALFREY. 





This is the palfrey which papa 

Has bought for sister Ann : 

Go search the village round. 

and find 
Its equal if you can. 



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